Sunday, December 27, 2009

Word after word...

Because I'm interested in all manner of journals, I received an email suggesting I, and other aficionados of sketching and journaling, peruse a published sketching journal —with the captivating title — Taking a Line for a Walk.

Mr. Lambert , the author, walked 400 miles “along five ancient footpaths across southern Britain to his new retirement home in Devon.” His sketches document the walk.

From Christopher Lambert’s web site:

“Sidney Webb's expression 'the inevitability of gradualism' succinctly describes the cumulative progress of the glacier, the crowd, the sand on the beach and long distance walking; tiny steps adding up mile by mile, day by day, to make a journey.”

I think writing a story follows the same path. Word after word, sentence after sentence…

No comments:

Post a Comment